Hereke rugs are renowned in the world as the finest contemporary and highest quality silk and wool rugs currently made in Turkey. Hereke rugs are either knotted in pure silk or wool on cotton and only use double knots. Pure silk rugs use silk from the nearby town of Bursa. Hereke rugs are characterized by a very high density of knots which allows intricate designs on the surface of the pile. The dominant colours in Hereke rugs are dark blue, burgundy, cream, cinnamon and occasionally yellow and green are used. The floral designs used are to these days the traditional pattern depicted in the palaca rugs of the Ottoman era.
Size: 76 x 121 cm
Composition: Wool on Cotton